14 April 2013

Rosella

Autumn, and it's now that old flowering heads of the crepe-myrtles are turning into a great food source for the Eastern Rosellas.





20 comments:

Helma said...

Hi Carole,
what a beautiful colorful parrot I see. Is that your parrot or just fly it in your garden????
Kind regards, Helma

Carole M. said...

They are wild birds Helma...

diane b said...

They are such beautiful birds they even rival our lorikeets. Lovely photos too.

Bob Bushell said...

Brilliant catch, excellent photos Carole.

Digi-Irma said...

Hello Carole what a beautiful bird this is.
These are not found in nature in the Netherlands, only in the zoo.
Kind Regards, Irma

Montanagirl said...

Such beautiful birds! You took some really nice photos. They are very colorful.

Jeanne said...

What a gorgeous bird, and looks like he has found a perfect snack. Hard to believe it is fall there!

Brian King said...

Gorgeous! Great catch light in your photos, too!

TexWisGirl said...

so very cool to see them!

Giga said...

Pęknie wyglada kolorowa papauga, a szczególnie na trzecim zdjeciu. Pozdrawiam.
Color looks papauga breaks, especially in the third picture. Yours.

schöngeist for two said...

Wunderschöner Papagei!
Lg Elke

Filip and Kristel said...

Great tropical birds.

Greetings,
Filip

Κωστής Τζαγκαράκης said...

Great photographs of the beautiful bird Carole.
Cosras

Andrew said...

What a stunning bird to see in the wild Carole... I do get envious of you at times xx

Sharyl said...

I'm loving the plant too! Looks like pea-like berries I could make beads out of! ;-)

Jan Castle said...

Imagine getting to see these birds everyday!!! What a treat for you Carole!!!!
Jan

Laura said...

You do such a wonderful job of photographing wildlife and foliage! Thanks for showing us such a colorful bird and the marvelous leaves and the old flowering heads! So nice to get such a close up!
hugs,
Laura

Geke said...

Great shots Carole! I love those colors. Beautiful!

Judy said...

Such a brightly coloured bird!!! I imagine it is also quite noisy...

Daniela Augustka Blah said...

Beautiful rosella. Many years ago I had at home Rosella (Platycercus adscitus).
Pls, excuse me my English, I use the translator.